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Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University

LOCATION

Bangkok, THAILAND

ACADEMICS

Open to undergraduate students in all majors. Chulalongkorn is an especially good university for UHM Architecture students!

COURSES IN ENGLISH

Yes - Courses taught in English are offered in many faculties and schools at Chulalongkorn University.
EXCHANGE STUDENT LINKS

DURATION

Fall Semester Early August - mid December
Spring Semester Early January - mid May
Year
Students may study at Chulalongkorn for two consecutive semesters, starting in the fall or spring.

HOUSING

Dormitories
Exchange students may live in on-campus dormitories, which can be rented for a very reasonable rate. Options include the Suksit Nives International House (single or double rooms), and the U-Center (single or double rooms).

ESTIMATED COSTS

TUITION - MIX students register as full-time students at UH Manoa and pay regular UHM tuition & fees.  Your tuition category (Resident, Non-Resident, WUE, etc., stays the same). You do not pay overseas tuition. 

LIVING EXPENSES - In addition to paying UHM tuition, you are responsible for all living and travel expenses during your international exchange. Below are estimates of these expenses, for planning purposes only. Amounts listed below are for one semester, and will vary based on your individual needs and choices, as well as foreign exchange rate fluctuations.    

  • Books & Supplies: $150
  • Housing & Meals: $4,000
  • Personal Expenses: $1,500
  • Local Transportation: $500
  • Round-trip airfare (from Hawaii): $1,400
  • Health Insurance: $400
  • Visa Expenses: $260
  • Other: $100 (School uniform)

FINANCIAL AID - Since you are still a registered UHM student while on MIX, you continue to be eligible to receive financial aid and scholarships.  If you submit a ‘MIX Student Budget for Financial Aid Purposes’ form, UHM financial aid will take into consideration your overseas living and travel expenses when awarding your grants/loans. More info on Financial Aid & Scholarships for MIX  

VISA INFO

What is a visa? A visa is an official stamp or document affixed within your passport that has been issued by a foreign government granting permission for entry into the country for a specific purpose.

MIX Students: It is your responsibility to obtain a student visa, if required. The information below is provided for reference purposes only; always consult your destination country's consulate website for the latest and most accurate information on visa requirements. Visa requirements may be different for U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens.

Thailand: Exchange students will need to apply for a multi-entry Non-immigrant visa, type ED. You can apply for your visa through the mail (Washington D.C. Consulate), or by visiting The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Honolulu. Processing time is about 2-3 weeks. Required documents (subject to change) include a valid passport (must be valid for at least 6 months after the end of your stay), two passport-size photos, an application form, an official acceptance letter from your Thai host university, a copy of your airline ticket, a visa fee, and a self-addressed stamped return envelope.

The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Honolulu:
Honorary Consul-General, Mr. Colin Miyabara
866 Iwilei Road, Room 201
Honolulu, HI 96817
Tel: (808) 524-7787, Hotline (808) 218-8803
Email: anongnart_mickie@yahoo.com 

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